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Current Events

Über- Ich und Du (c) Komplizen Film

Monday, 20 April 2015, 6:30 pm

Divine Location (Göttliche Lage)

Our event series Forging the Future aims to contribute to innovative discourses for a better global future and highlight possibilities for a global culture of sustainability. It kicks off on Monday night with this light and often absurdly comic film about the transition from an industrial to a leisure society. More...

Until Thursday, 30 April 2015

gute aussichten: new german photography 2014/2015

The eight “gute aussichten 2014/2015” award winners are hot on life's heels. Death, migration, discrimination, loneliness, isolation and desperation are put face to face with happiness, cognizance, diversity and creative energy. More...

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    Current Projects

    Everywhere You Look: A Virtual Tour of German-American Sites in Washington, DC   deutschenglish

    Learn the history of our buildings and the people associated with them.

    LIVESTREAM - Urban Places Public Spaces   deutschenglish

    Follow our live global discussion with New York City, Madrid Munich on Sunday (22.03.) and tweet under #places15. Starting at 20.00 PM (CET).

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

    Resources on Modern Germany for K-12 Social Studies Educators in the US and Canada.


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